Old Wolf wrote:Men feel abandoned and spend their lives searching for something to fill that hole.
Women feel betrayed and spend their lives seeking their betrayer.
It wasn't always this way.
Perhaps it's something that we've lost in modern society?
I snipped the longer bits and saved the main points of the OP, would very much appreciate an explanation of these original statements and the conditions which led to their adoption.
Each person has his or her own life experience,
so this talk of assuming etc. Has me scratching my head wondering where this discussion was intended to go.
Veering into the forest of It All Comes Down to Dominance and Power ingrained by failed childhood makes me feel old.
Sex is supposed to make people feel young.
Betrayal and abandonment happen to a lot of folks in many different forms.
Lose a job? A house? A marriage?
Or are we talking about other, specific people (and their kids?)
So nebulous .